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UN: After 2nd quake, many cut off by blocked roads

...powerful and occurred deeper in the Earth. Working from USGS data, calculations done by University of Michigan earthquake geophysicist Eric Hetland indicated that about 65,000 people were exposed to "violent" shaking Tuesday, compared to 1.5 million...
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Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...that had no recorded quakes for 150 years on faults that "have been inactive for hundreds of millions of years," said SMU geophysicist Matthew Hornbach.When the volume of injections decreased significantly, so did the shaking.The scientists concluded...
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Lake stars and windshield cracks now forming over Alaska

...from small holes in the ice. This phenomenon inspired a geophysicist to figure out what he calls "lake stars.""I thought...perhaps the only paper in existence on lake stars. Tsai, a geophysicist with the Seismological Laboratory at the California Institute...

An article on the cleanup of the old Tulsequah Chief mine site in British Columbia incorrectly identified David Chambers. He is a geophysicist and the president of the Center for Science in Public Participation, based in Bozeman, Mont.
Officials lower volcano's status comfortable with taking the volcano from color code red to orange," said Peter Cervelli, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist working at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. "That being said, the consensus is it is likely but not certain that further...
Visualization technology helps oil companies target oil better

...Alaska headquarters, petroleum engineers, geologists and geophysicists are using sophisticated 3-D visualization technology to...650,000 in computer and projection technology. Inside, geophysicist Stephen Lewis manipulates a computer-generated seismic...
Alaska's most active volcano starts erupting

...indicating an eruption has started. The eruption intensified that afternoon and continued through the week, David Schneider, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Alaska Volcano Observatory, said Friday.Even though there's seismic monitoring...
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...we've gone to space," Rice said. "We thought the planetarium seemed like such a cool thing."Keynote speaker and geophysicist Robert Herrick, of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and Emma Marcucci brought the planetarium...
Study blames humans for most of melting glaciers

...quarter to roughly 70 percent of total glacier mass loss is significant and concerning," said University of Alaska Fairbanks geophysicist Regine Hock, who wasn't part of the study.Over the last two decades, about 295 billion tons of ice is melting each...
7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...the magnitude was downgraded to 7.9.There were several strong aftershocks, with magnitudes reaching 5.9. Dave Nyland, a geophysicist at the National Tsunami Warning Center, said those would be too small to trigger a tsunami.


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